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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By richard p
Thanks!

Thanks for all the great info. We will have an exchange student from Spain and I wanted to make sure she got a good feel for canoeing in the Adirondacks. We will have 2 pack boats and a 42lb tandem...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 03-13-2019, 05:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,347
Posted By richard p
Paradox Lake Area?

We usually vacation in the Saranac Lake / Tupper
Lake area. This year we may be in a cabin near Paradox Lake (exit 28). Any good wilderness canoeing in that area? Never visited east of 87 or that...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-18-2019, 05:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,649
Posted By richard p
Gunwale Maintenence

I figure it is a good time to take care of my pack boat since it got a lot of use last year. The plan is to remove the gunwales, sand and oil both sides and replace. Couple of questions: 1- Is in...
Forum: Food, Lodging, Parking, and Transportation 07-24-2018, 11:04 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,383
Posted By richard p
Lake Store

Wow sad news. Indian Lake was where I discovered Adirondack canoeing back in the late 80"s. I remember paddling over to the marina and hitching a ride to get beer and ice! They always had...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-24-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By richard p
Railroad Tracks

Many thanks. I did not know that snowmobilers and skiers used the tracks in winter. I guess it would be ok to walk on them in the summer. I have done short distances before (I usually challenge my...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 07-23-2018, 12:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,006
Posted By richard p
Railroad Tracks in the St Regis Canoe Area

Hello. Does anyone know if it is legal /acceptable to walk on the railroad tracks? There looks to be plenty of remote areas that could be fun to explore. thanks!
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-23-2018, 12:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By richard p
Tupper

I forgot to mention that - yes they do. Production started in May. They say they used the original molds too.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-22-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,903
Posted By richard p
Tupper

Are you referring to Vermont Canoe and Kayak's Tupper model? If so, it is a sweet boat. The round bottom, high seat and lack of tumblehome make it feel very tippy but once you get used to it (move...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 06-27-2018, 11:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By richard p
Hello. The canoe is no longer for sale. Thank...

Hello. The canoe is no longer for sale. Thank you.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-22-2018, 01:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,413
Posted By richard p
St Regis

Hi. St Regis Pond was my second Adirondack trip over 20 years ago with my wife and I still remember it very well. Weekends are very busy in the summer throughout the Canoe Area so try and get there...
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-19-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By richard p
Northstar

Hi. I'll try and post this weekend. I need to take the cover off and clean her up.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-10-2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By richard p
Duhhh! Corrected.

Duhhh! Corrected.
Forum: ADK Forum Classifieds 04-09-2018, 10:49 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,408
Posted By richard p
Northstar (Bell) Canoes, Polaris model for Sale

Ted Bell's new rendition of the his famous Bell Canoe Northstar. Less than 2 years old and used only twice for 10 day vacations in the Adirondacks. Including over $300 in accessories - contoured...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-22-2017, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,870
Posted By richard p
Deals on Duluth Packs

Many of their canoe packs are 35% off on their site. Just an fyi for us old timers who love these packs.
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 11-22-2017, 09:32 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 741
Posted By richard p
Duluth Pack on Sale

Many of their popular canoe packs are 35% off! That is better than most used pricing on evilbay.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 11-07-2017, 09:54 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,054
Posted By richard p
Help Pricing a Used Canoe

Hi. Looks like I need to sell my 2 year old Northstar Polaris (same as Bell Northstar) in Starlite with aluminum rails. It is in excellent shape since I only used it for 8 days once a year. I was...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-12-2017, 03:59 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,646
Posted By richard p
Lowe's

Been a long time for me too. Raquette River Outfitters in Tupper Lake (awesome people) have a specialized map of Lowe's with comments about each site. It is pretty well done so you should try and...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 06-16-2017, 04:49 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,238
Posted By richard p
Floodwood

So if one wants to do a day trip on Polywog we are out of luck? I used to park near the little "beach" and access there.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-15-2017, 09:12 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,590
Posted By richard p
Rollins

Definitely call and ask - the people that work there are very friendly and helpful. There is a lot at the boat launch and a small one off to the right as you pass the first one. There is a site on...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-10-2017, 04:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 10,230
Posted By richard p
Rollins

Pretty funny - I started staying at Rollins years ago and when I could not deal with 2 weeks of canoe camping because of old bones and kids! I did not mention it because you mentioned you were a...
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